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  • House Fire At 1830 hours last evening, Aetna along with mutual aid from Christiana Fire, Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown, Singerly Fire Company, and Wilmington Manor Fire Company were dispatched to the unit block of McCormick Boulevard in the Woodland Village development for a residential structure fire.  Crews arrived to find an active fire in the basement which added New Castle County Paramedics and a Basic Life Support ambulance from CFC.  The fire was quickly extinguished and searches were negative.  The Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the fire. Photo by Captain Don Moorhead
    Posted by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
  • Raymond "Jiggy" Knox The Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company regrets to announce the passing of Raymond "Jiggy" Knox.  Mr. Knox was a volunteer for 54 years and held the positions of Ladder Captain, Fire Police Captain, Treasurer, and Director.  Please see the below link to the obituary and funeral arrangements.Raymond Knox Obituary
    Posted Jan 16, 2017, 5:56 PM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
  • John Bonner The Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company regrets to announce the passing of Life Member John Bonner.  Mr. Bonner was an active volunteer for over 50 years and held the positions of Assistant Chief, Chief Engineer, Director, and Fire Police Officer.  Please see the below link for the obituary and funeral arrangements.John Bonner Obituary
    Posted Jan 16, 2017, 5:49 PM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
  • Townhouse Fire At 1523 hours on January 8, 2017, Aetna along with mutual aid from Christiana Fire, and Mill Creek Fire Company - Stations 2&21, were dispatched to the 900 block of Village Drive in the Village II Apartments for a multi-residential structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find smoke showing from a 2 story middle-of-the-row townhouse and a fire in the attic. This added Minquas of Newport Vol. Fire Co. and New Castle County Paramedics to the response. The fire was quickly extinguished but crews remained on scene for 2 hours performing overhaul and checking for extension. There were no injuries. The Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating and Deputy Chief Schall had Newark ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2017, 5:45 PM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
  • Building Fire with Rescue At 1101 hours on January 7, 2017, Aetna along with mutual aid from Christiana Fire, Mill Creek Fire Company - Stations 2&21, and Cranston Heights Fire Company were dispatched to 46 Fairway Road in the Hunters Crossing Apartments for a building fire. Crews arrived to find smoke on the 1st and 2nd floors with an elderly victim in a hospital bed in need of rescue on the 1st floor. The patient was removed from the building and was transported to Christiana Hospital as handlines were stretched and searches were completed. A dog was also found and was safely removed from the building. Fire was located in the floor and walls which extended into 4 apartments. Additional units responded from Belvedere ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2017, 5:43 PM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
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